Map of Protected Lands in Dutchess County


Winter Geology Walk at Dover Stone Church Posters


Earth Matters Webinars

Season Two
Jeff Lowenfels - The New Soil Food Web
Don Smith - The Answer is Soil
Matt Powers - Regenerative Soil
Season One
Doug Tallamy - Nature's Best Hope
Becca Rodomsky-Bish - The Challenges Birds Face and How Our Yards Can Help
Joyce Tomaselli - Controlling Invasives in Managed Landscapes and Beyond

Land Stewardship

Natural Resources
Dutchess County Environmental Management Council
Dutchess County Natural Resources Inventory

Climate Change & Resiliency
U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit
USDA Forest Service Climate Change Resource Center

Invasive Species
DLC Video - Spongy Moth: Destroying Pupae & Egg Masses
Lower Hudson Valley Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management

Forestry
USDA Forest Service Insect & Disease Conditions

Wetlands
Dutchess County Soil & Water Conservation District Buffer Initiative

Farming & Agriculture

Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County
Cornell Small Farms Program
Dutchess County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan

Maps & Mapping

DEC Hudson Valley Natural Resource Mapper
Dutchess County Aerial Access
Dutchess County Parcel Access
Dutchess County Tourism Outdoor Trail Map 
Hudsonia Habitat Mapping
USDA Web Soil Survey

Landscaping & Gardening

Deer Resistant Plants
Landscaping with New York State Native Plants 
Soil Testing for Nutrients
New York State DEC Mowing Recommendations

Municipal

New York State
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
New York State DEC Region 3 Contact Information 

Dutchess County
Dutchess County Government 
Dutchess County Planning & Development – Environment 

Non-Profits

Hudson Valley Environmental Organizations
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies 
Dutchess County Soil & Water Conservation District 
Environmental Monitoring and Management Alliance 

National Organizations
Audubon Society 
The Nature Conservancy 
Open Space Institute 

Grants & Funding Opportunities

New York State DEC Grants 
New York State Dept. of Agriculture and Markets Funding Opportunities 

Education & Family Activities

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum 
Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum 
Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center 
Trevor Zoo